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Falmouth Harbour can offer a rewarding and varied career. Good sea legs are not required for all our roles.

We welcome applications from people with a diverse variety of backgrounds and identities. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process, to enable you to perform to the best of your ability, please let us know when completing your application.

Work Experience

We do offer work experience placements for secondary school children interested in developing a career in the marine sector within an area relevant to our activities. We have limited resources so to ensure you get the most out of your work experience placement we select candidates based on their areas interest and what we think we can offer in this respect.

In order to learn more about you to ensure that we can offer you a suitable placement we ask for a letter / email from you along with your CV applying for the work experience placement. The sort of things we would like to see addressed are as follows:

  • Why you wish to complete your work experience at Falmouth Harbour Commissioners in particular including what you think you would gain from a placement with us;
  • What your current interests and goals are both personally and career wise;
  • What you feel you can bring to Falmouth Harbour Commissioners.

Our contact details are info@falmouthharbour.co.uk or you can write to us at: Harbour Master, Falmouth Harbour Commissioners, 44 Arwenack Street, Falmouth. TR11 3JQ

The purpose of the above exercise is to understand where your interests lie and ensure that we can offer you a fulfilling work experience placement. We also hope the process of applying for the work placement provides experience of applying for future positions to aid in your future aspirations.

After receiving your CV and letter / email we will review them and , if we think we can provide you with an appropriate placement, we will invite you for a short interview.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions that you have. We very much look forward to hearing from you.